Junior to watch - Adam Grant

Adam Grant is a mountain of a man. The 6-8, 250-pound DE/TE prospect from Puyallup, Washington is a two-sport star, and would love to play both football and basketball in college if the right opportunity presents itself.

"If I could do both I'd like to," Grant told TheInsiders.com Monday night. "But I like football a little better. I get to hit people in football, and you really don't get to do that in basketball."

Adam had 9 sacks for the Vikings last year playing opposite heralded pass rusher Isaiah Barsh. "I had an OK year, but I could have done a lot better," Grant said. "I'm hitting the weight room a lot right now, doing conditioning.

I like playing physical. I out-physical my opponent."

Grant averaged 5 points and 7 rebounds per game for Puyallup last season. "I was fourth in the SPSL in blocks too," he added. "I started pretty much all year."

He also plays for the SPSL all-stars that play Saturdays at Bank of America Arena on the Washington campus as part of the Washington Premier League.

The Huskies have known about Adam for some time. "They like me more as a defensive end," Grant said. "But Washington State likes me as more of a tight end."

The two in-state schools have some definite pull for Adam. "Well, at Washington State it would be great because I already know some players on the team," he said. "At Washington, my cousin plays there, Steve Horan. He used to play at Puyallup."

Adam also said that while he hasn't been offered by any colleges yet, the Huskies might be close to making that move.

Besides playing hoops, Adam will fill the rest of his busy spring and summer schedule with football camps. "I'm going to go to camps at Washington, Washington State, Arizona State and maybe Nebraska," he said. "My parents are moving to Arizona after I graduate for retirement. I wouldn't mind playing in Arizona."

His current top-5 are ASU, UW, WSU, Nebraska and Oregon. "I like all of them equally," said Grant. The Huskies and Ducks, according to Adam, are showing the most interest at this point in the recruiting process.

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